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counsel

1. a barrister or group of barristers engaged in conducting cases in court and advising on legal matters
2. Christianity any of the counsels of perfection or evangelical counsels, namely poverty, chastity, and obedience

Counsel

See also Guidance.
Courage (See BRAVERY.)
Achitophel
sage adviser to David; subsequently to Absalom. [O.T.: II Samuel 16:23]
Antenor
counselor; advised Priam to return Helen to Menelaus. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 23]
Areopagus
hill near the Acropolis used for Athenian council deliberations. [Gk. Hist.: Benét, 46]
Chesterfield, Lord
(1694–1773) wrote Letters to His Son to educate him in the ways of the world. [Br. Lit.: Magill III, 565]
Consus
god of councils and advice; agricultural god. [Rom. Myth.: Kravitz, 65; Parrinder, 66]
Egeria
wife, instructress, and advisor of emperor Numa. [Rom. Myth.: Jobes, 491; Avery, 426]
Krishna
Hindu god acts as spiritual and military counselor to Arjuna and his family. [Hindu Lit.: Mahabharata]
Laurence, Friar
adviser to the lovers. [Br. Lit.: Romeo and Juliet]
Mentor
Odysseus’s adviser; entrusted with care and education of Telemachus. [Gk. Lit.: Odyssey]
Nestor
a sage old counselor to the Greeks in the Trojan War. [Gk. Myth.: Iliad]
Polonius
gives Laertes rules of conduct. [Br. Drama: Shakespeare Hamlet]
Poseidon Hippios
god of counsel and councils. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 67]
Proverbs
precepts for living according to God’s law and common sense. [O.T.: Proverbs]
Way to Wealth, The
maxims intended to inculcate virtue and frugality. [Am. Lit.: Benjamin Franklin Poor Richard’s Almanack in Benét, 803]
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Bupa took counsel from Addleshaw Goddard LLP, Ernst & Young LLP and Colliers International Healthcare.Country: UKSector: HealthcareTarget: Richmond Care VillagesBuyer: The British United Provident Association Limited (Bupa)Type: Corporate acquisitionStatus: ClosedBuyer advisor: Addleshaw Goddard LLP, Colliers International Healthcare, Ernst & Young LLP
AtriCure was advised by Piper Jaffray & Co and Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL, whereas Estech took counsel from Leerink Swann LLC and DLA Piper LLP.
whereas BlackLine took counsel from Evercore Partners Inc (NYSE:EVR) and Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP.
Tellabs took counsel from Goldman, Sachs & Co and Sidley Austin LLP, whereas Credit Suisse Group AG (VTX:CSGN), Evercore Partners Inc (NYSE:EVR) and Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP served as advisors to Marlin.
Wynnchurch took counsel from Lindquist & Vennum LLP.Country: USASector: Metals/MiningTarget: Imperial Group LPBuyer: BMO Mezzanine Fund, Wynnchurch Capital Ltd , Imperial Group LP's management, Terry WoganVendor: Accuride CorporationType: LBO, MBOFinancing: DebtStatus: ClosedBuyer advisor: Lindquist & Vennum LLP
ENTrigue took counsel from JP Morgan Securities LLC and Norton Rose Fulbright LLP.Country: USASector: HealthcareTarget: ENTrigue Surgical IncBuyer: ArthroCare CorporationDeal size in USD: 45mType: Corporate acquisitionStatus: ClosedBuyer advisor: Piper Jaffray & Co, DLA Piper Comment: Deal size refers to minimum price.
Moelis & Company LLC and Faegre Baker Daniels LLP served as advisors to AV Homes, whereas TPG took counsel from Ropes & Gray LLP.Country: USASector: Construction/Real EstateTarget: AV Homes IncBuyer: TPG Capital LPDeal size in USD: 135mType: LBO, StakebuildingStatus: AgreedBuyer advisor: Ropes & Gray LLP
Clearwire took counsel from Evercore Partners Inc (NYSE:EVR), Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Centerview Partners LLC, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, Richards, Layton & Finger PA and Blackstone Advisory Partners LP.Country: USASector: TelecommunicationsTarget: Clearwire Corp Buyer: Dish Network Corp, Sprint Nextel CorpType: Corporate acquisitionStatus: Agreed, BiddingComment: Dish's offer values Clearwire at USD6.5bn.